Tuesday, 28 February 2017
Archive by 2011-07-04
"Baltika-Baku" is looking for distributor 2011-07-04 18:57 Company "Baltika-Baku" is looking for a distributor to supply its products to Georgia.
"Georgian Young Lawyers': Illegality of referendum in 2003 is absurd 2011-07-04 18:26 Well-known Georgian NGO "Georgian Young Lawyers Association" expressed surprise at the conversations on the illegality of the referendum in 2003 on the reduction of members of parliament.
Georgia hopes for the return of "Borjomi" to Russia 2011-07-04 17:36 Georgian products could return to Russia to the end of 2011.
The Georgian authorities have been accused in pressure on the media again 2011-07-04 17:14 Information Centre of Mtskheta-Mtianeti told about pressure from the local authorities.
Breakthrough of militants from the Pankisi Gorge to the Russian Federation was not confirmed 2011-07-04 16:26 Georgian Foreign Ministry denied media reports that up to 70 militants penetrated to Russia from Georgia through the Pankisi Gorge.
At the border checkpoint "Dariali" they now issue visas 2011-07-04 15:36 According to information announced today by the Georgian Foreign Ministry, from July 2 at the border checkpoint "Dariali" (the customs checkpoint "Kazbegi - Lars") at the Georgian-Russian border they began issuing visas on the spot.
The Georgian public is opposed to the construction of Namahvanskaya hydroelectric 2011-07-04 14:59 A number of Georgian NGOs oppose the construction of the Namahvanskaya HPS.
Expert: Georgia needs Western investment and not Asian 2011-07-04 14:15 Share of Western capital in direct foreign investments into the economy of Sakartvelo over the period of first quarter of 2011 appeared negligible.
Expert: Georgia wants to harm the Olympic Games in Sochi 2011-07-04 13:22 Head of Black Sea-Caspian center of the Russian Institute of Strategic Studies Eduard Popov is sure that the Georgia's recognition of genocide of Circassians by Russia is related to a desire of Tbilisi to smear the image of Olympics in Sochi.
Expert: Georgia is trying to deny its blame for high prices for meat 2011-07-04 12:50 The Georgian government is trying to justify themselves for their wrong pricing policy on meat, shifting the blame on the European Union.
Director of "Five Days in August" became the owner of an apartment in Batumi 2011-07-04 12:19 Famous Hollywood director Renny Harlin, who is the creator of the film "Five Days in August", became the owner of luxury apartments in Batumi.
Labourites judging the rest by themselves
Another scandal is ready to burst out among Mikhail Saakashvili’s opponents. Representatives of the opposition hardly had time to recover from the split of the Group of Eight and the failure of the related negotiations on reforming the electoral environment when there started looming the possibility of another scandal. The republic’s Labor Party accused representatives of the Georgian expatriate communities in Russia of encouraging Saakashvili’s ruling regime and attempts to discriminate anyone fighting the authorities domestically.
Tbilisi to turn into China Town
When you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you,. Enough of Saakashvili’s dreams about East – Hong Kong and Singapore: the Chinese start to get interested in Georgian real estate. It looks like citizens of the Celestial Empire are coming to help naïve Mishiko. Quite probably, in one or two years’ time the second official language in Sakartvelo will be…Chinese that schoolchildren will have to learn instead of English.
Caucasus splits up from inside
A rather representative conference entitled “Problems of Caucasus Studies” is taking place in Vladikavkaz attended by experts from South and North Caucasus as well as politologists and scholars from Moscow. Today the undisputed hit of the program is Alexander Iscanderyan’s report on monoethnization of Caucasus.
Onishchenko delivered a battle against the georgian piggery
The most menacing weapon used by the Northern neighbour against Sakartvelo is vigilant Gennady Onishchenko. It was him to close the road to the Russian market for Georgian wine and the "Borjomi" mineral water, depriving Tbilisi of a serious economic support. And now the main sanitary inspector of Russia states that the African swine fever that spread over the Russian territory had come from Georgia. However, in Onishchenko’s opinion, this does not look like a biological warfare. Just a small filthy trick and nothing else.
Mishiko savors a handout from UN
The Georgian version of the refugee resolution recently discussed at the UN General Assembly shows that Saakashvili keeps losing points in the international arena. The document was supported by 57 national delegations, voteв down by 13 the most curious thing is that 74 countries abstained. Though Georgian diplomats consider support for the politicized document as a small victory, their Russian colleagues believe that consideration of such resolutions is Tbilisi’s explicit propaganda. GeorgiaTimes correspondent got in touch with Evgeny Minchenko and Sergey Mikheev, well-known Russian experts2011-07-04 19:46
Alasania invites Saakashvili to a duel
Irakli Alasania, an experienced Georgian diplomat, now leader of opposition party Free Democrats enters into an explicit struggle against Saakashvili’s regime. He has already promised to launch a large-scale civil movement for free elections. Now Alasania is gathering the “magnificent seven” expected to embrace six parties that had talks on the electoral environment with the authorities and the society of Georgia – the seventh element. GeorgiaTimes correspondent discussed probable competition between the oppositionist and Saakashvili with Valery Homyakov, a well-known Russian politologist.2011-07-04 12:14
Georgia bricked up window to Europe
Some Georgian nongovernmental organizations blame the authorities for discrediting the process of Eurointegration. The European Union turns its eye on the dying “beacon of democracy” quite unwillingly. Currently the association is concerned with more vital issues and Tbilisi’s striving for taking revenge upon Moscow for the economic and political blockade causes nothing but indigestion in Brussels. The leadership of Sakartvelo frittered away even the creation of a free trade zone with the EU, having called in question its efficiency for the Caucasian republic. Will the European gate be really slammed soon right in the face of Mikhail Saakashvili and his supporters?
'Georgia is a Soviet country'
Georgia under President Mikhail Saakashvili first underwent a spectacular reform, but has now turned back into a typical post-Soviet state, oppressing its own people, believes Nino Burdzhanadze, former parliamentary speaker, now an opposition leader.
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